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Endangered Species In Kentucky

Kentucky has 42 threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

Animals -- 33

Status Listing
E Bat, gray ( Myotis grisescens)
E Bat, Indiana ( Myotis sodalis)
E Bat, Virginia big-eared ( Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus)
E Bean, Cumberland ( Villosa trabalis)
E Blossom, tubercled ( Epioblasma torulosa torulosa)
E Catspaw ( Epioblasma obliquata obliquata)
E Clubshell ( Pleurobema clava)
E Combshell, Cumberlandian ( Epioblasma brevidens)
T Dace, blackside ( Phoxinus cumberlandensis)
E Darter, relict ( Etheostoma chienense)
T Eagle, bald (lower 48 States) ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
E Elktoe, Cumberland ( Alasmidonta atropurpurea)
E Fanshell ( Cyprogenia stegaria)
E Mapleleaf, winged ( Quadrula fragosa)
E Mucket, pink ( Lampsilis abrupta)
E Mussel, oyster ( Epioblasma capsaeformis)
E Pearlymussel, cracking ( Hemistena lata)
E Pearlymussel, dromedary ( Dromus dromas)
E Pearlymussel, littlewing ( Pegias fabula)
E Pearlymussel, white wartyback ( Plethobasus cicatricosus)
E Pigtoe, rough ( Pleurobema plenum)
E Pimpleback, orangefoot ( Plethobasus cooperianus)
T Plover, piping (except Great Lakes watershed) ( Charadrius melodus)
E Pocketbook, fat ( Potamilus capax)
E Puma, eastern ( Puma concolor couguar)
E Riffleshell, northern ( Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)
E Riffleshell, tan ( Epioblasma florentina walkeri)
E Ring pink ( Obovaria retusa)
E Shiner, palezone ( Notropis albizonatus)
E Shrimp, Kentucky cave ( Palaemonias ganteri)
E Sturgeon, pallid ( Scaphirhynchus albus)
E Tern, least (interior pop.) ( Sterna antillarum)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded ( Picoides borealis)

Plants -- 9

Status Listing
T Potato-bean, Price's ( Apios priceana)
E Rock-cress, Braun's ( Arabis perstellata)
E Sandwort, Cumberland ( Arenaria cumberlandensis)
T Rosemary, Cumberland ( Conradina verticillata)
T Sunflower, Eggert's ( Helianthus eggertii)
T Goldenrod, white-haired ( Solidago albopilosa)
E Goldenrod, Short's ( Solidago shortii)
T Spiraea, Virginia ( Spiraea virginiana)
E Clover, running buffalo ( Trifolium stoloniferum)

 

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